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Monday 29 November 1999

Section J - Progress of Parliamentary business


For further information on the progress of Bills, subordinate legislation and committees shown in this section, please contact either the relevant clerk or web site (end of Section for addresses)


Bills in Progress

Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Bill

Stage 1 (Justice & Home Affairs Committee) 1 December

Abolition of Poindings and Warrant Sales Bill

Stage 1 (evidence, Justice & Home Affairs Committee) 17 November

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Bill

Stage 1 (Justice & Home Affairs Committee) 1 December

Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill

Stage 3 1 December



Subordinate legislation in progress

(date of laying) (Lead Committee)

Affirmative Instruments

For approval by 12 December 1999

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.4) (Scotland) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/143) (16 November 1999)


For approval

The draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No.2) Order 1999 (24 November 1999)



Negative Instruments


Subject to annulment until 30 November 1999

The Organic Aid (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/107)(8 October 1999) (Rural Affairs)

The Erskine Bridge (Temporary Suspension of Tolls) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/116) (15 October 1999) (Transport and Environment)


Subject to annulment until 3 December 1999

The Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/124) (20 October 1999) (Enterprise and Lifelong Learning)

The National Health Service (Penalty Charge) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/121) (21 October 1999) (Health and Community Care)


Subject to annulment until 4 December 1999

The Thurso College (Change of Name) (Scotland) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/126) (25 October 1999) (Enterprise and Lifelong Learning)


Subject to annulment until 5 December 1999

The Plant Health (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/129)(28 October 1999) (Rural Affairs)

The Wafer Scottish Seal Directions 1999 (SSI 1999/130)

(28 October 1999) (Justice and Home Affairs)


Subject to annulment until 16 January 2000

The Council Tax (Exempt Dwellings) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/140) (17 November 1999)


Subject to annulment until 24 January 1999

The Non-Domestic Rating and Contributions (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/153) (25 November 1999)


Committee Business

Dates indicate when the next meeting is due to take place on the relevant subject.

Audit 7 December

Education, Culture and Sport 1 December

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning 8 December

Equal Opportunities 14 December

European 7 December

Finance No date established

Health and Community Care 1 December

Justice and Home Affairs 1 December

Local Government 8 December

Procedures 14 December

Public Petitions 14 December

Rural Affairs 3 December

Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector 1 December

Standards 7 December

Subordinate Legislation See Section A

Transport and Environment 1 December


Contacts for Further Information:
Web pages : Type the website address
then to reach a particular page, add the path shown in the centre column (eg business/pqa/index.htm for the Chamber Desk)
    Phone nos.
0131 348 .…
General Enquiries   5000
Chamber Desk (Motions and Questions) business/pqa/index.htm 5195
Business Team (assistance in programming of Parliamentary Business) 5197
Committee pages : Type the website address
then to reach a particular page, add the path shown in the centre column (eg aud.htm for the Audit Committee)
    Phone nos.
0131 348 .…
Audit aud.htm  5225 
Education, Culture and Sport educ.htm  5222 
Enterprise and Lifelong Learning  enter.htm  5214 
Equal Opportunities equal.htm  5249 
European europe.htm  5226 
Finance  finance.htm  5228 
Health and Community Care health.htm  5219 
Justice and Home Affairs  just.htm  5220 
Local Government local.htm  5223 
Procedures  proced.htm  5191 
Public Petitions petit.htm  5187 
Rural Affairs  rural.htm  5221 
Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector  social.htm  5249 
Standards  stan.htm  5179 
Subordinate Legislation subord.htm  5251 
Transport and Environment  trans.htm  5235 

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